| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — It has been 14 years since the Angels carried a Rule 5 pick on their major league roster — the last was reliever Derrick Turnbow in 2000 — but left-hander Brian Moran could break that streak.
Toronto selected Moran, 25,...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:02 AM
It has been a busy weekend already, but the Orioles made a couple more roster moves on Sunday morning, optioning outfielder Xavier Avery to Triple-A Norfolk to finish making room for the arrival of newly acquired DH Jim Thome and the recall of...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it “having too much want-to,” those critical moments when his players' effort doesn't match up with their execution.
He's had to use the phrase far too often over the past 12 games. The offense's...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:48 PM
On a steamy, late June afternoon in which the greatest manager in club history was immortalized with a statue at Camden Yards, the Orioles blasted anEarl Weaver-special three-run homer and witnessed a brief managerial tirade.
Otherwise, there weren't a...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez allowed five runs in the first – and seven runs total – in 2 2/3 innings Wednesday night against the Rays.
It halted the Orioles’ season-best seven straight quality starts.
Gonzalez allowed a home...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Former Oriole outfielder Felix Pie is officially leaving the organization for another American League club.
Pie has agreed to terms on a minor league deal and spring invite with the Cleveland Indians, according to an industry source.
| Jul 3, 2011
CC Sabathia, who joins Justin Verlander on the list of pitchers ruled out of the All-Star Game because they are set to work next Sunday, says he would rather go to the Bahamas on vacation than Phoenix. The bet is he'll be there anyway. … Sabathia...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:36 AM
For the second consecutive year, the Orioles have three players that are finalists for the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which are given to the best defensive players at each position in each league.
This year, catcher Matt Wieters is up for his...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Orioles have been exceptionally cautious with top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy in his first professional year, keeping him in the South Atlantic League when he obviously was too advanced for the level and not allowing him to throw more than five...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:29 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman took the mound at Progressive Field on Saturday night with two big league starts under his belt this season — one a two-hit gem and the other an absolute disaster in which he could only manage two...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Bardball didn't start from a deep love of poetry, but from a swelling revulsion of Barry Bonds.
In 2007, friends were emailing scathing limericks back and forth about the chemically enhanced slugger. They were too funny to waste, so Stuart Shea and I...